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Great Rock Albums of 1981: ZZ Top- El Loco

I first listened to “El Loco” in conjunction with another classic ZZ Top album “Tres Hombres.” For me, it turned out to be a double delight getting to listen to two great albums by the same band one after another and it marked another turning point in my musical life. 471 more words

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Great Rock Albums of 1981: Marshall Tucker- Dedicated

I must thank Wikopedia on this occasion or I would have been totally wrong here. The Marshall Tucker Band came to my attention in 1981 through my lieutenant who was heavily into them. 517 more words

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Great Rock Albums of 1981: Mother's Finest- Iron Age

Back in 1981, I remember hearing of the band Mother’s Finest. I remember listening to some of their music and I remember liking it but that’s all I can remember. 573 more words

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Radio Radio

Forty years ago there was a country descending rapidly into a state of chaos. Hobbled by industrial unrest and a failing government. A civil war brewing in one of its regions. 3,173 more words

holding on to yesterday: Janis, eighth grade, and saving a CD

Eighth grade music class in Marin County, 1974. Elephant bell jeans, macrame belts, platform sandals and John Lennon glasses.

The music teacher for the school, a K-8 suburban fantasy, couldn’t have been over 25. 272 more words

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STANLEY KUBRICK, THE BEATLES AND THE LORD OF THE RINGS

STANLEY KUBRICK, THE BEATLES AND THE LORD OF THE RINGS

Reblogged by Nuwan Sen’s Film Sense (No Nonsense with Nuwan Sen)

Originally posted on MOVIES & MUSIC CAFE… 382 more words

Cinema

Day 61, 62 & 63: I'm still sick, blah

I’m still sick, but slowly feeling better.

Thanks to the lady who brought her sick grandkids in the store on Friday night, I got a horrible cough that hurts my chest and then…a fever! 217 more words